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Scenes from South Korea

Lauren Kilberg works as a marketing coordinator for a Chicago-based architecture firm. She's a contributing writer for Paste Magazine and explores the intersection of destination and design on her blog Double Takes. Last year,...

Why We Travel: What An American Looks Like

My first time flying to a foreign land was when I was six months old … to the United States to meet my parents. I was adopted from South Korea as an infant. When I...

Trains, Gas Masks, and Settling In

From the first time I got on the Seoul Metro (upon my arrival, traveling from the Incheon airport into the city), I knew there was something wrong with it. I couldn't quite put my finger on it,...